Saturday, 25 February 2017

Be Courteous to All

CONGRATULATION, n. The civility of envy. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

You sound reasonable... Time to up the medication. #ThingsYouWishYouCouldSay

Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something. #oneliners

Make No Bones About: To state a fact so there are no doubts or objections. #ENGidiom

We hire attitude, we teach functionality. ~ Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines co-founder #quote

The metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimetre bullet. ~ Dave Barry #quote

We all agree that your theory is crazy, but is it crazy enough? ~ Niels Bohr #quote

IMPROVIDENCE, n. Provision for the needs of to-day from the revenues of to-morrow. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

"Skepticisms" is the longest word that alternates hands on a qwerty keyboard. #factoid

There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself. ~ Lemony Snicket #quote

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. ~ George Washington #quotes

Youth is when we are always hunting greener pastures, and middle age is when we can barely mow the one we've got. #oneliners
Hell is other people. ~ Jean-Paul Sartre #quote

IMPENITENCE, n. A state of mind intermediate in point of time between sin and punishment. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

Beauty is quite different from charm, beauty is what you notice in a woman, charm is when a woman notices you. #oneliners

ABSENTEE, n. A person with an income who has had the forethought to remove himself from the sphere of exaction. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

You can either scream every time you hit a bump or you can throw your hands up in the air and enjoy it. #oneliners

A mien and aspect singularly majestic    [mien = bearing or manner] #literaryExpression

PARDON, v. To remit a penalty and restore to the life of crime. To add to the lure of crime the temptation of ingratitude. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar. #factoid

Yes, I am an agent of Satan, but my duties are largely ceremonial. #ThingsYouWishYouCouldSay

ENOUGH, pro. All there is in the world if you like it. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

One of the most important things in communication is to hear what is not being said. ~ Peter Drucker #quote

The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it. ~ Edith Wharton #quote

Be who you are and say what you feel: because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. ~ Dr. Suess #quote

OPPORTUNITY, n. A favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

If I want your opinion, I'll ask you to fill out the necessary forms. #oneliners

Been there, done that and have the tee-shirt to prove it. #oneliners

I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers. ~ Mahatma Gandhi #quote

Wisdom begins in wonder. ~ Socrates #quotes

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach #quotes

Your temper is the only thing you can lose and still have. #oneliners

The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning. ~ Oprah Winfrey #quote

POETRY, n. A form of expression peculiar to the Land beyond the Magazines. ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary #quote

A Committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing, but as a group decide that nothing can be done. #oneliners